Blues Artists - Supporting Blues Musicians
One of the benefits of being a member of the Melbourne Blues
Appreciation Society is the ability to feature your Act on the MBAS website. Here we feature up-and-coming as well as professional blues
artists in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Find out about who they are
by visiting their website.
If you are an MBAS Member and wish to submit (or update) your details, please fill out our Supporting Musicians Application.
Amnesia Blues Band are the MBAS Vic/Tas Band Of The Year for 2016, bringing you original Chicago blues and boogie with stories of hard drinkin' women, lost loves and broken dreams.
Multi-Award winning, high energy, sassy, soulful original blues. Andrea Marr has been performing all over Australia since 1999, with international acclaim as one of the hardest working OZ blues women
Andy Phillips & The Cadillac Walk is a classic blues band headed by the dynamic and tasteful guitarist Andy Phillips. Influenced by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mike Bloomfield & Jimi Hendrix to name a few.
Fronted by a brilliant voice in Iseula Hingano, backed by a cooking band led by her partner, Nathan Brett (Guitar) Blue Eyes Cry are certainly a Blues act on the rise.
Smokin Sam & Cargo Blue Band are experienced musicians with a wide range of styles and feels for Blues and Blues & Roots music. One of Melbourne's hottest Rock and Blues performers.
Rootsy rocking 5 piece band where Rhythm & Blues, Rockabilly, Rock & Roll, Chicago blues and a little Memphis soul are all part of the mix.
Groove Injected Funky Blues & Roots with a tongue in cheek edge is what to expect from these seasoned unique multi-instrumentalists. Formed in the 90s and four acclaimed albums.
If you like your blues hard-bitten, old school and raw; with stinging bottleneck guitar, foot stomp and harmonica, then Dave is your man. He is an engaging storyteller, highly-regarded songwriter and an exceptional guitarist.
Doc White is the 2004 winner of Vic/Tas Blues Song of the Year. Self described songster and blues poet, Doc also writes for theatre and screen and has appeared in concert around Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Europe and the US.
The Dollar Twenty Blues Band is a Melbourne based blues band. Blues to make you want to get up and boogie, vocals to make you want to sing, stomp and clap your hands, and a rhythm section to make you.
Dreamboogie, a modern Blues band, are fronted by the talented Rebecca Davey. A talented back line of Sam Buckley (guitar), Connor O’Neill (bass) and Robert B Dillon (drums) provides a sound both contemporary, yet steeped in the history of the Blues.
Founding MBAS committee member & winner of the IBC, Memphis USA. Internationally acclaimed guitarist, vocalist & songwriter, Fiona Boyes is equally at home on electric and acoustic guitar, with 5 USA Blues Music Award nominations to her credit.
Geoff Achison is an independent Australian musician who has forged his own path to a successful career that has won him fans all over the world.
The band is heavily influenced by the early recordings made in Chicago and consists of some of Melbournes’ finest blues musicians. hree members have all won the prestigious MBAS Blues Challenge.
Singer/songwriter/pianist performing soulful genres including the blues. Released original album "A Busy Street".
John Williams heads up power Blues trio DoubleShot. A mixture of reworked blues classics and original rocking riffs,makes this band so exciting to hear live. Michael Emmerling on 5 string bass,.Taleb Taleb on drums complete John's jaw dropping guitar and slide riffs.
John-Luke Shelley is a highly acclaimed guitarist/vocalist & rising talent. With his band High Speed Steel featuring Brett Shelley on rhythm guitar, Johnny Tesoriero on drums & Mick Field on bass guitar, he amazes audiences with his guitar riffs and performances of original material & well-known blues covers.
Fronted by Troy Wilson on (vocals, guitar) and Matthew White on harmonica. This traditional Chicago blues band will take you right back to the source to drink in the original music that has influenced thousands of artists.
The Leigh Sloggett Duo play, original blues music with Leigh’s distinctive husk-tinged vocals and compelling musicianship on open tuned and lap-slide guitar, driven and punctuated by the expressive drumming of Les Oldman. “Great feel band – great songs”. – Russell Morris.
Leroy' s Curse are a Melbourne-based blues and soul band featuring a perfect blend of experienced musicians and exciting new talent.
They play a great mix of traditional blues from artists such as B.B. King, Leroy Carr and Robert Johnson together with some fantastic soul tunes from Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Eva Cassidy to name just a few.
Les Stacpool-"one of the finest guitarists in the world" (Aust Musician mag). Bundles of swamp attitude amidst ghost-notes and delightful chord harmony with Robby Chuggs (b,v) and Les Oldman.
Melbourne-based blues duo putting their raw and original stamp on blues music.
Formed in 2014 as an avenue to focus on the music they love,
Winning the 2015 MBAS Blues Challenge in the Solo/Duo category, they�ll hit the stage at the 2016 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.
Mr Black & Blues (aka Michael Pollitt) spent 10 years living in London and is now back in his native Melbourne running his label Breakneck Records named after he broke his neck in 2006.
The Age has called him "Australia's virtuoso of acoustic roots and blues" and with a multitude of awards worldwide, ten US tours and more than a dozen albums Nick is a must see blues performer!
Rock'n'Roll'n'Blues from the suburbs. Great original songs mixed with a few old classics done PB style!
A performer since the sixties, Phil Manning has been a huge influence on blues music in Australia. His originality and great energy is supported with impeccable guitar playing, a great mix of songs and a good dose of humour.
Freelance guitar player and one of Melbourne's finest teachers. From the acoustic blues of Mississippi John Hurt & Blind Blake to T Bone, the Kings and the modern electric players.
Internationally acclaimed as one the best Blues voices anywhere in the world, Stevie Paige heads up one of the finest bands in Australia. A genuine class act concert band with a Memphis style groove.
Their Cool Blues and Hammond B3 Grooves have received critical acclaim internationally. With their debut CD, ˜Love the Life" entering the U.K Blues charts at no.17 in October, 2015. Followed by nominations for U.K. Blues CD of the month
but the finest pre-war and delta blues, this electrifying duo will take you right back to the source to drink in the original music that has influenced thousands of artists.
As a four-piece band, the group has a unique vibe which is not your average original Blues band. Described as “Blues and groove with vibe”, they perform original and contemporary Blues compositions from Andy’s two CD releases.
Wayne Jury's music can evoke strong emotions. His exceptional voice has the power, the technical strength and the main ingredient - absolutely heartfelt soul - to really move the audience.